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Haitian President Jovenel Moïse speaking into a microphone.

Where Does the Assassination of Moïse Leave Haiti?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A on the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse and what’s next for the country.

Georges Fauriol, Bocchit Edmond, Chantalle F. Verna, Raymond Joseph, James Morrell, Bianca Shinn Desras, Francois Pierre-Louis

Latin America Advisor ˙

Haitian President Jovenel Moïse

Can Haiti Reverse Spiraling Violence and Kidnappings?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the current situation in Haiti and the role of the international community.

Jacky Lumarque, Juan Gabriel Valdés, Georges Fauriol, Bocchit Edmond, Gabrielle Apollon, Boaz Anglade

Latin America Advisor ˙

Photos of event speakers and Haitian president Jovenel Moïse Video

Haiti and Covid-19 – Analysis and Solutions

On August 4, 2020, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted “Haiti and Covid-19 – Analysis and Solutions,” a webinar in partnership with Université Quisqueya to discuss their newly launched book, “Haiti et le Covid 19. Des outils pour comprendre et agir.” The panel featured Fritz Jean, Georges Sassine, Mirlande Manigat, and Georges Fauriol. Dan Erikson moderated the event.

Casey Wetherbee

Event Summaries ˙

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Haití, entre la corrupción, la pobreza y un éxodo forzado

Manuel Orozco ofrece su opinión acerca de la situación migratoria de Haití y del contexto económico que viven los haitianos. Asimismo, ofrece un panorama de opciones para que la situación actual cambie de manera profunda y permanente.

Manuel Orozco

Interviews ˙ ˙ CNN

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Haiti’s Electoral Cycle

More than 5 years after a devastating earthquake, Haiti’s electoral cycle reveals a troubling reality in the country

Diego Recinos

Event Summaries ˙ ˙ C-SPAN Recording

Exiles are Keeping the Faith

Why do Haitians leave their homeland? How do their leaders interact with government and civic institutions in their new localities?

Marifeli Pérez-Stable

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ The Miami Herald

Obama & the Haitian Earthquake

When Haiti was struck by a devastating earthquake, the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama quickly absorbed the depth of the tragedy and necessity of a robust U.S. response. Unless the U.S. adopts a proactive role, Haiti’s fragmented political landscape threatens to deteriorate into a political vacuum that will compound the current crisis.

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ FOCAL Point

The Politics Of Disaster Relief

After a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti, the aftershock reached China in ways that few anticipated.The earthquake forced Chinese leaders to navigate the tricky politics of disaster relief.

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Jamestown Foundation

International Community, Haitians Must Work Together

The worldwide outpouring of support for Haitians from governments and ordinary citizens has been extraordinary. But this heroic phase of the emergency response is drawing to a close.

¿Estirando la seguridad nacional para hablar de educación?, Peter D. Bell

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Des Moines Register

New Bipartisanship Over Haiti is Promising

The sudden U.S. presidential unity on Haiti is promising, because Haiti has long been the subject of bitter partisan bickering in Washington.

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Des Moines Register

Haiti: Real Progress, Real Fragility

Haiti: Real Progress, Real Fragility

Haitian President René Préval says that his country no longer deserves its “failed state” stigma, and he is right. Haiti’s recent progress is real and profound, but it is jeopardized by continued institutional dysfunction, including the government’s inexperience in working with Parliament.

Peter Hakim, Joe Clark, Daniel P. Erikson, Peter D. Bell, Carlo Dade

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